Three Services are held at the Cathedral every day of the year without exception.
Octagon Tower Tours
Acknowledged as one of the wonders of medieval engineering, this incredible structure completed in 1342 is considered the jewel in the Cathedral crown. Tours run daily.
St. Etheldreda 1350
This year we have a special programme of events, concerts, services and exhibits to mark 1350 years since St. Etheldreda first established a monastery in Ely in AD 673.
The St. Etheldreda 1350 collection is available now in our online shop, including a pin badge, notebook, coaster, bookmark and more.
Threads Through Creation - Exhibition
14 June - 26 July: A breathtaking exhibition by Jacqui Parkinson of twelve enormous, embroidered silk panels that explore the story of Creation.
Special Interest Tours
Delve deeper into the fascinating history of Ely Cathedral on one of our Special Interest Tours with our knowledgeable guides, followed by lunch at the 13th century Almonry Restaurant.
Our online shop features over 100 products including books, gifts, religious items, accessories and King Charles III Coronation souvenirs.
It costs £10,000 a day to care for our historic building, maintain our worship and music tradition, and carry out our contemporary mission of education, outreach, and care.
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Visitor Opening Hours & Tickets
Monday to Saturday:
Visitor charges apply between 10am and 4pm
Visitor charges apply between Noon and 3pm
Please check any changes to opening hours before you visit.
We kindly request that Visitor Tickets are booked in advance.
Services take place Mondays - Saturdays at 5.30pm and Sundays at 4pm – everyone is welcome to attend.
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Safeguarding at Ely Cathedral
We are fully committed to safeguarding all who worship or attend activities here.
We fully acknowledge we have a duty of care to all. We have robust policies and guidelines in place and we follow the advice, guidance and practice of the Church of England in Promoting a Safer Church.
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